Articles By: Staff

Kawerau keeps chief executive

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KAWERAU District Council re-appointed Russell George as its chief executive officer at an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday. The Local Government Act requires councils to advertise…

Breaking the cycle

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OVER the last five years 18 motorcyclists have been killed on Bay of Plenty roads. An additional 164 people have received serious injuries – many…

Another nod for Araroa

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WHAKATANE’S Mary Jane Araroa will coach the Waikato Bay of Plenty Beko Netball League team next year. The league is a second-tier competition underneath the…

Stolen property located

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STOLEN property was located by police at a Whakatane address this week. Eastern Bay police investigations manager Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Standen said the recovered…

Free bus rides

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IT will be free to ride the Bayhopper bus between Whakatane and Ohope on Friday, September 22. Bay of Plenty Regional Council is celebrating World…

Find a trusted real estate agent

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A NEW platform has been launched that matches home buyers and sellers with trusted agents in their area. The website RealEstatePros, set up by two…

Spending down on bank cards

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NEW Zealand retail spending on electronic cards edged lower in August while overall spending increased by 4.4 percent as prices for goods evened out. According…

School teams battle at tournaments

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TRIDENT and Whakatane High school sports teams competed in various codes around the country last week Trident’s boys football team placed 10th at the Rex…

Fighters hit form in four man title

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WHAKATANE Fight Club kickboxers were in action in Hamilton on Saturday. Robbie Cameron-Henry took part in a four-man competition, with the winners of two fights…

Quilters view collection

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MEMBERS of the Victorian and New South Wales Quilt History Study Groups and The Applique Guild of Australia were in Whakatane this weekend for a…